Cape Town 1st August 2018 – Based in California, Conversica is the leader in conversational AI for enterprise application, and will be joining dozens of other AI pioneers at AI Expo Africa this September.

Founded in 2007, Conversica now has one of the most mature AI technologies, and the only platform in the world for autonomous lead follow up, driven by a virtual assistant. The core Conversica AI continues to learn and become more intelligent through every conversation it has with the over 60 million leads it has worked across company’s 1,300 paying clients worldwide. Built on Natural Language Processing and Understanding and Natural Language Generation, the AI assistants are able to solve the challenge of attaining consistent and persistent lead follow up for B2B and B2C companies across verticals all over the world. Clients such as Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, AT&T, Box, Fiat, and CenturyLink use Conversica for large-scale, autonomous lead follow up. Because Conversica works with lead follow up, it’s useful across all verticals, from tech companies, to insurance, to education and entertainment.

“As the leader in conversational AI for business, Conversica is thrilled to join the larger conversation on the rapidly changing landscape and capabilities of AI tools in the African and global market. AI is now ubiquitous in all business verticals, which is both exciting and overwhelming, and events like AI Expo Africa are integral in order to establish a knowledge-sharing community to support and empower business leaders to be their own expert on the AI tools that can fundamentally change their companies,” says Amelia Farber, Director of Global Partnerships at Conversica. Ms. Farber will be presenting the advances in conversational AI and the capabilities of Conversica virtual assistants at the upcoming event.

Amelia Farber Director, Global Partnerships | Conversica

Amelia Farber
Director, Global Partnerships | Conversica

Conversational AI has advanced tremendously in the last 3-5 years and we now see capabilities of AI tools that are beyond what we imagined possible. Ultimately, what can be automated by AI, will be automated by AI. For example, conversations that we didn’t think could be automated are now fully realized with the Conversica AI assistants and we can now take mundane tasks like lead follow up and manage them with AI.


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We’ve all seen adoption of chatbots on websites for FAQs and basic support questions, but for truly sophisticated applications in Sales and Marketing, companies will need to adopt advanced Autonomous Conversational AI that is able to engage with customers in natural two-way conversations. How can this new generation of AI help marketing and sales teams increase conversions, pipeline and revenue? How does it elevate and perfect human abilities like persistence, patience and promptness? Ms. Farber will discuss recent advances in conversational AI for business and how the Conversica AI assistant for marketing and sales teams leads those advances.

About Conversica

Conversica is the leader in AI-powered business conversations and the only provider of AI-driven lead engagement software for marketing and sales organizations. The flagship Conversica® AI Sales Assistant helps companies find and secure customers more quickly and efficiently by automatically contacting, engaging, qualifying, and following up with leads via natural, two-way conversations. Used by more than 1,000 companies worldwide, Conversica’s sales assistants are built on a proven AI platform integrating natural language processing (NLP), natural language generation (NLG), and machine learning (ML) capabilities and engage prospects over multiple communication channels and in multiple languages. Recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor, Conversica is a portfolio company of Providence Equity, Kennet Partners and Toba Capital and is headquartered in Foster City, Calif. Learn more at

About AI Expo Africa

Taking place on 9-11 September 2018, Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa, AI Expo Africa 2018 is focusing on real world applications & trends driving the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Economy in Africa and seeking to build the largest Business focused AI Community across the continent. With 400+ delegates, 50 speakers, 40+exhibitors in the Expo Hall, Innovation Cafe & Demo Zone, the event is aimed at CxO / C Suite delegates with the primary goal of educating business leaders about AI applications and opportunities impacting the Enterprise today as well as generating real business and learning opportunities for sponsors, speakers & AI innovators across the region. If you would like to join the event as a delegate or would like take up one of the exhibition, Innovation cafe or speaking opportunities simply visit the links below

  • Register– Save via our Early Bird ticket sale
  • Speak– Submit a paper for one of our speaking opportunities
  • Sponsor– Secure your company a place in the Expo Hall & networking evening

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